The 1990's and early 2000's was, for some reason, the golden age of movies involving dogs in great peril (Shiloh, My Dog Skip, Balto...the list goes on and on). Traumatizing. Sure, some of them, like Homeward Bound, ended happily, but they left you a crumbled mess of a person.
Baby Sinclair is the youngest member of the family from the "I-can't-believe-this-was-actually-on-television" show, Dinosaurs. But he's also terrifying. Not to mention he spent a lot of the show smacking his father with a frying pan and yelling, "Not the mama!" Next, please.
The entire premise of the game is to stick your hand in a crocodile's mouth. It's simply a terrible idea. And when the plastic croc mouth snapped shut, it actually hurt! Who thought this was a good idea? No, really, who? I want to talk to this person.
Remember running up to a house, ringing the doorbell, and waiting anxiously in the costume you spent hours perfecting to obtain that glorious fun size chocolate bar? Then, in a few select instances, being met with a basket of stupid, boring pretzels instead? What wicked sorcery!
This wicked villain spends the entirety of Matilda torturing children with her riding crop, tossing a girl out the window by her braids, and ruining the idea of chocolate cake for at least a week. The thought of being thrown in The Chokey makes your spine tingle to this day, doesn't it?
This Grey Gardens-esque episode of Rugrats includes Tommy getting mistakenly scooped up and brought to a creepy, dusty mansion. There, two crazy, old ladies with a million cats immediately claim him, dress him up, and call him Bostwick. No biggie -- just my worst nightmare.
When Woody and Buzz are stuck in Sid's room in Toy Story, they encounter some truly terrifying toy creations -- mangled and deformed in every creepy way possible. But the Spider Baby (affectionately referred to as Babyface by the Pixar folk) is forever burned in our brains.
Another Roald Dahl adaptation, The Witches tells the story of hideous, horrible witches who turn children into mice and have no toes! The movie is super scary, thanks to the nasty, goblin-esque nature of the witches, and a killer performance by Anjelica Huston as the Grand High Witch.